Your business may rely on forklifts, but these devices can be subjected to intense wear and tear. This type of damage may substantially degrade the performance of the system as well as make it more likely to suffer a major malfunction. Fortunately, it might be possible for you to minimize this risk by making sure to follow these basic forklift care tips.
Have The Forklift Professionally Serviced
At least twice a year, you should consider having your forklift serviced by a trained professional.
A leaking hydraulic cylinder on one of the stabilizer arms on a backhoe can quickly become a hazardous situation. If a stabilizer arm fails while you are working, the backhoe could become unstable and tip over. This could damage the backhoe and cause serious injuries to you the operator if the backhoe lands on top of you. If you are new to backhoe maintenance and repair procedures and want to try to fix the problem yourself, here is an overview of what you have to do to repair a leaking hydraulic stabilizer arm on a John Deere 510 backhoe.
The compartments on the service body of a utility truck help to keep everything organized and clean. There is a rubber seal around the doors of the compartments that keeps water from rain and snow melt from leaking onto your tool and supplies. The moisture can cause parts to rust and electrical tools to malfunction if they get wet. The oil in the rubber seals can dry out over time and rubber can become brittle.